Mosquito control on private land after floods and storms - fact sheet
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Mosquito numbers can increase after floods and storms as standing water from heavy rainfall provides the perfect conditions for mosquito breeding.
See below resources to support Environmental Health Officers in promoting integrated mosquito management practices throughout SA. The South Australian Integrated Management Strategy (SAIMMS) process was developed to ensure that programs are as economical and environmentally sensitive as possible whilst minimising arboviruses (arthropod-borne virus) of public health significance in South Australia. Arborviruses are notifiable diseases under the South Australia Public Health Act 2011.
For more information on how to protect against mosquito borne disease see Fight the Bite and where printable and digital resources can be accessed.
Presentations to support Environmental Health Officers in mosquito management.
See the Mosquito management training videos page.